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Transportation headlines, Monday, Cinco de Mayo

Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media poison!  Union Station’s complexity grows 75 years down the line (L.A. Times)  A super interesting essay by architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne on the history of Union [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Friday, May 2

Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media poison!  Union Station: L.A.’s nearly perfect time machine (L.A. Times)  D.J. Waldie has a nice op-ed piece on the eve of Union Station’s 75th anniversary celebration [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Thursday, April 24

Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media poison!  Freeway toll lanes seem to speed things along, somewhat (L.A. Times)  Here’s the top of the story, which provides a good summary of the preliminary [continue reading]

Mayor Garcetti's news release on $200 million in federal funding in next year's budget for Metro projects

Here’s a news release from the office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on the good news in President Obama’s recently-announced budget for the next fiscal year: GARCETTI ANNOUNCES FEDERAL FUNDING IN PRESIDENT’S BUDGET; URGES CONGRESS TO PASS MULTI-YEAR FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION BILL LOS ANGELES–Mayor Eric Garcetti announced today that President [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Wednesday, March 5

Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media poison!  Obama’s budget is a populist wish list and an election blueprint (New York Times)  The $3.9-trillion budget for fiscal year 2015 is designed to draw [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Monday, March 3

Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media poison!  Have bike, will ride train — if only Metro will provide bike lockers (L.A. Times)  Good opinion piece by Nicolas Goldberg. His dilemma: he wants [continue reading]